Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers was among the movers and shakers at the winter meetings, adding five bullpen arms while all but guaranteeing a reduction in the team's offensive output by trading slugging third baseman Mark Reynolds.
December 10, 2010
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected left-handed pitcher Joe Paterson from the San Francisco Giants in Major League Baseball's Rule 5 Draft on Thursday. Paterson has the inside track to be Arizona's left-handed specialist out of the bullpen.
December 9, 2010
September callups are a week away, but the Arizona Diamondbacks have already begun recalling minor league players. Ryan Roberts replaces Bobby Crosby on the active roster. Crosby had only received a dozen at-bats since being acquired from Pittsburgh in the Chris Snyder trade.
August 25, 2010
Yunesky Sanchez recorded his first four-hit game of the season Monday night, propelling the Reno Aces to a 12-7 win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Aces Ballpark. Mike Hampton also made his 2010 debut in the contest, tossing a scoreless sixth inning after starter Kevin Mulvey recorded five such frames.
August 24, 2010
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with left-handed pitcher Mike Hampton. That contract runs in stark contrast to the eight-year, $121 million deal Hampton signed after four consecutive seasons having pitched over 200 innings while winning over 60% of his decisions.
August 21, 2010